Rally in favor of Afghan Taliban held in Quetta
QUETTA: A rally in favor of the Afghan Taliban was organised in Quetta, during which participants also carried Taliban’s white flag of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
In Quetta, people on motorbikes and cars rallied in favor of the Afghan Taliban, which reached Zarghoon Road via various highways of the metropolis. The participants of the rally also chanted slogans of long live the Taliban.
Rally participants also carried the Afghan Taliban’s white flag of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
Balochistan Government spokesman Liaquat Shahwani declined to comment on the matter, when contacted by Samaa TV. He said that after talking to the deputy commissioner Quetta, he would be able to give an opinion on the matter.
Earlier, police had arrested two people for chanting pro-Taliban slogans during a funeral in Peshawar on July 11.
Police had taken action after a video surfaced showing some people chanting slogans in favor of the Afghan Taliban.
On July 12, Taliban had seized Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Kandahar.
According to media reports, the Taliban had seized the Indian consulate in Kandahar, the video of which had also been released by the militants, while in the video, the Taliban could be seen going to different parts of the Indian consulate.